Bld. 2, Lev. 3, Area 4, Sea Side, 3231-WS
Yveline graduated in Food Technology and Industry Engineering from the Instituto Technológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Mexico). She holds a M.Sc. in Bioscience degree from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia), where she is currently a PhD. candidate under the supervision of Prof. Nina Fedoroff and Prof. Mark Tester. Her research is focused on understanding the mechanisms of salinity tolerance in wild Galapagos tomatoes.
To apply the novel genetic technologies for finding and using the naturally occurring genetic variation in wild relatives of our domesticated food crops for their improvement. In particular, for salinity tolerance in tomato.